Proper File Naming

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1. List and describe the events that take place during the boot process. · Switching power button on, turns the power supply on and gets to the required voltage level, then the fan switches on and everything else starts powering up. · The Central processor unit (CPU) initializes itself, triggered by a series of clock ticks generated by the system clock, then look to the system's ROM BIOS for its first instruction in the startup program. · The ROM BIOS stores the first instruction, which is the instruction to run the power-on self-test (POST). · POST begins by checking the BIOS chip and then tests CMOS RAM. · POST checks the hardware devices (such as the video card), secondary storage devices, such as hard drives and floppy drives,…show more content…
File naming conventions differ by operating system. What file naming conventions does the operating system on your computer use? Using an Internet search engine such as Google or the LIRN Library[->0], research and explain the rules for both Windows and Mac OS. Be sure that your responses are written in your own words. My computer uses 8.3 filenames. Proper file naming is one of the most critical aspects of media and project management. When you capture your media files, consider how and where your files may be used in the future. Naming your files simply and consistently makes it easier to share media among multiple editors, transfer projects to other editing systems, move files across a network, and properly restore archived projects. The following sections present several issues to consider when naming project files and media files. My computer use various file names for different formats that I use on a daily basis, but I save them using space in files names…show more content…
Fragmentation happens to a volume over time as you save, change, or delete files... Defragmenting your disk volume arranges files (and free space) in an orderly manner, reducing the time taken to read a file. There are various tools available to defragment the computer, and one version is included with MS Windows. Here are some methods for defragmenting your Windows computer. The steps are as follow. To clean up files on your hard drive: 1) Choose Start Control Panel System and Security. The Administrative Tools window appears.2) Click Defragment Your Hard Drive. The Disk Defragmenter dialog box appears.3) Click the Analyze Disk button. This step checks whether your disk requires defragmenting. A drive with 10 percent or more fragmentation should be defragmented.4) When the analysis is complete, click the Defragment Disk button. A notation displays the progress of defragmenting your drive. When the defragmenting process is complete, the Disk Defragmenter dialog box shows that your drive no longer requires defragmenting. 5) Click Close the Disk Defragment dialog box and the Control Panel

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